North Coast Current

Cool on the Coast: November closes with post-Thanksgiving music and nature

Layla Marino

November 25, 2015

With the holidays just around the corner, San Diego’s North Coast is still cool whether the weather is cold or warm. Lots of theatre, music and culture grace the North Coast scene, with outdoor and Thanksgiving fun as well. Holiday stress can be mitigated by the beauty and fun all around in coastal Nor...

Cool on the Coast: October’s the month for brew and boo

Layla Marino

October 2, 2014

October is a very busy month in the region. The ghoulish fun of Halloween officially kicks off the holiday season with haunted houses and trails throughout the month, and there are plenty of harvest festivals, both family-friendly and a little more adult tinged. Being a bastion of beer and microbrew...

ENCINITAS: Scout troop hosts Haunted Hotel

October 18, 2013

ENCINITAS – Boy Scout Troop 2000 presents the 14th annual Haunted Hotel in Olivenhain from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 19, 20, 25 and 26. The Halloween-season takes place in the two-story, 128-year-old Hotel Germania, built by Olivenhain’s original German settlers in 1885. More than 2,000 guest...

Preserved Home: Don’t be spooked by powdered pumpkin

Laura Woolfrey-Macklem

October 10, 2013

One of my favorite childhood memories is our annual fall trip to Bates Nut Farm to get a pumpkin. There were no bounce houses, vendors or face painters at the pumpkin patch back then. It was just pumpkins. And it was wonderful. Growing up in the 1970’s and ’80s, everyone in my neighborhood only...

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